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Title:Granta (The Magazine of New Writing) No. 48 - Autumn 1994 - Africa
Price:GBP£5.00 (about USD$6.80)
Item ID:B009-SAF00104
Publisher:Penguin, Harmondsworth, 1994
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:N/A
Penguin, 1994, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: N/A, First, Illustrated By: Photo's

white titles spine; illustrated by b/w. photo's.; "What is happening on the continent of Africa? What are its images? The inauguration of Nelson Mandela as the President of the Republic of South Africa; A pile of discarded machetes, their blades broken off, on a road in Rwanda; A hot, still election day in Angola, ending a seventeen-year civil wa - and followed, the next morning, by another civil war; A rebel in Liberia, strolling the streets of Monrovia, wearing a negligee as a head-dress; An American soldier being dragged through a street in Somalia; The skeletal remains of the capital of Uganda, a third of its population infected by HIV. Is it possible to describe a continent undergoing such change? In this issue of Granta, twelve writers try, including: Lynda Schuster in Liberia; Gilles Peress in Rwanda; Paul Theroux in Malawi; Sousa Jamba in Angola; Ryszard Kapuscinski & Abraham Verghese in Ethiopia; William Finnegan in South Africa and William Boyd's enchanting novella of an African film-maker made good. Ending with an extract from a Nelson Mandela speech addressed to the Organization of African Unity."; previous owner's name at top of first page; no other marks; 256 pages. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Item Type: Magazine/Periodical. Illustrator: Photo's. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Politics & Government; Anthropology; Anthologies; Literature & Literary; Africa; 1990s; Sociology & Culture. ISBN: 0140140875. ISBN/EAN: 9780140140873. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: SAF00104.
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